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Help building a budget gaming system

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June 13, 2013 4:05:37 PM

So i now have around £500 to build myself a computer which i shall be using for gaming and video editing. I thought it would be best to come here and for your opinions to see if it's any good?

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor (£83.99 @ Aria PC)
Motherboard: Asus M5A97 LE R2.0 ATX AM3+ Motherboard (£62.98 @ Dabs)
Memory: Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory (£47.98 @ Dabs)
Storage: Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive (£49.99 @ Amazon UK)
Video Card: Asus Radeon HD 7850 2GB Video Card (£151.49 @ Amazon UK)
Case: Cooler Master Elite 430 ATX Mid Tower Case (£35.98 @ Dabs)
Power Supply: Corsair CX 500W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V Power Supply (£49.57 @ Amazon UK)
Optical Drive: Samsung SH-222BB/BEBE DVD/CD Writer (£15.85 @ Amazon UK)
Total: £497.83
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-14 01:45 BST+0100)

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June 13, 2013 8:15:02 PM

Looks pretty good, nothing comes to my attention as bad.

I would upgrade to faster RAM.
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